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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to India

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to DEL flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to India flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in India.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to India?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to India from San Francisco. Prices for September average $928 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $581. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to India (SFO - IN)?

When flying from San Francisco to India, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to India?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from San Francisco to India compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,046. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,134.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to India in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to India flights for May, June
19 Jun - 22 Jul
$690pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Jun - 22 Jul
$695pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Jun - 22 Jul
$719pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to India 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from San Francisco found for this year
8 Oct - 9 Nov
$653pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Oct - 30 Mar
$660pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Oct - 30 Mar
$663pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to India from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to India direct flight deals
29 Sep - 25 Oct
$671pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
Non-Stop
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Sep - 8 Nov
$672pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
Non-Stop
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Sep - 19 Oct
$691pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
Non-Stop
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to India

Late deals on round-trip flights to India from San Francisco, departing today and this week
24 May - 15 Jun
$873pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 May - 15 Oct
$982pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
 
1 STOP
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 May - 15 Jun
$986pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to India from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to India
2:35 pm - 5:50 pm
Singapore Airlines
2 Stops
38h 45m
SFO - MAA
Singapore Airlines
$392
Fareboom
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Air India
Nonstop
15h 45m
SFO - DEL
Air India
$452
Indian Eagle
2:30 pm - 4:10 am
Delta
1 Stop
25h 10m
SFO - DEL
Delta
$456
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to India

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to India?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco (SFO) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to India from San Francisco.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to India have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to India that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air India, Qatar Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to India for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to India for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $653, but on average you can expect to pay $682.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to India for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to India under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to India is less than $776.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to India for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to India within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this San Francisco to India flight route?

The San Francisco to India flight path was viewed by 810 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to India one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to India are KLM ($372), Delta ($376), and Air France ($381).

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to India?

When deciding which route to take from San Francisco to India consider San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl, San Francisco - Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl or San Francisco - Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to India?

Consider Major Airline, Jet Airways or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to India.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to India?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to India? While on average our users pay $2,976, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $15. The most popular route (San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl), is priced around $671.

What airports serve San Francisco to India flights?

Passengers who are planning a trip to India from San Francisco will leave the state at San Francisco International Airport. It is 13 miles from the center of the city and offers flights throughout America, as well as to Asia and Europe. This is the second busiest airport in the area after Los Angeles International Airport and is the seventh busiest in the entire United States. The airport where travelers touch down will vary based on where you are going. Those visiting Visakhapatnam will land in Visakhapatnam Airport while those going to Ahmedabad are going to come down in Ahmedabad Airport.

Which airlines fly directly from San Francisco to India?

Unfortunately, due to the distance of this flight, there are currently no direct, nonstop flights from San Francisco to India. However, passengers have a huge number of flights to choose from with one or more stops along the way. Some of the destinations to choose from in India include Amritsar, Chennai, Mumbai, and New Delhi. Those going to New Delhi can choose a flight with one stop or a flight with additional flights. Most of the time the flights with at least two stops are going to be less expensive than those with only one.

What are the stopover options between San Francisco to India?

Some of the airlines that offer stopover flights to India from San Francisco include Turkish Airlines, Air China, and China Southern. Those looking for the least expensive option are likely going to have two or three stops before reaching the destination. One of the flights available stops in both Wuhan Airport and Guangzhou Airport in China before reaching New Delhi. These flights often have only one stop in places like London Heathrow Airport, Dubai Airport, or Istanbul Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from San Francisco to India?

Travelers from San Francisco into India will need to have a passport as well as a visa. The passport needs to be valid for at least 180 days and should have two or more blank pages.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for India

Do I need a COVID test to fly to India from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to India

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter India.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to India.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering India.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from India?

Returning to San Francisco from India

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination information for India

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to India.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹77
Flight duration from SFO to India
15h 42m

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to India

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to India choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kuwait Airways
$328 $431 No cancel fee 64%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Kuwait Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

SWISS
$392 $1,022 No cancel fee 79%
IndiGo
$414 $668 No cancel fee 80%
Hong Kong Airlines
$505 $890 No cancel fee 65%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hong Kong Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Oman Air
$516 $2,279 No cancel fee 76%
Vistara
$558 $901 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$608 $1,001 No cancel fee 77%
Philippine Airlines
$610 $704 No cancel fee 60%
Alaska Airlines
$666 $854 No cancel fee 75%
Etihad Airways
$725 $1,141 No cancel fee 75%
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